Avenue of the Giants – A Destination Vacation: Is a travel brochure featuring the world-famous scenic drive, which is a 31-mile portion of old Highway 101, that parallels Freeway 101 with its 51,222 acres of redwood groves. It is by far the most outstanding display of these giant trees in the entire 500-mile redwood belt and is accessible to all with convenient services provided along the way.
The giant redwoods of Northern California are the biggest trees in the world. Unlike your own local oaks, these wizened sentinels may have been alive 4,000 years ago. And some are big enough to drive through (courtesy of car-sized bore holes). There's no better metaphor for the conflict between ...
Only on the Northern California coast By Richard Stenger/Redwood Enthusiast EUREKA, Calif. -- Not one but three giant redwoods offer motorists the opportunity to steer their wheels through a living tree. All are right off US Highway 101, known as the Redwood Highway, within an hour or so drive of the historic seaport of Eureka. They are privately owned and charge a nominal fee.
Tunnel Log is on Moro Rock / Crescent Meadow Road in the Giant Forest area of Sequoia National Park. Sequoia National Park's Tunnel Log. Visitors to Sequoia and Kings Canyon can drive through Sequoia Park's fallen "Tunnel Log" located along the Crescent Meadow Road in Giant Forest.
Cars, once they became common, were allowed to drive through it, but in recent years, ... Giant Sequoia ‘Tunnel Tree,’ an Attraction Since the 1880s, Is Toppled by a Storm.
A scenic drive through the Redwood Natioanl Forests, home of the Avenue of the Giants and some of the tallest trees on Earth. Redwood Highway is a scenic drive in California. A scenic drive through the Redwood Natioanl Forests, home of the Avenue of the Giants and some of the tallest trees on Earth. ... If you are already missing the giant ...
Of two well-known tree tunnels in Central California, the one in Tuolumne Grove is through a dead tree, and the Wawona Tree in Yosemite fell over in 1969. On California’s Redwood Coast, however, there are three drive-through redwoods still going strong, all of them operated as tourist attractions.
Shrine Drive-Thru Tree south of Humboldt Redwoods State Park near Myers Flat charges a small fee to drive through. This one is a naturally split tree, not one that was carved out for vehicles. The park also features a Step-Thru Stump and the fallen Drive-On Tree with a partially paved ramp you can drive up.
This was a giant sequoia in Yosemite National Park. Due to the damage caused by cutting it, this tree fell over in 1969 under a heavy snowfall. Did you hear of a drive-through tree that fell down in the winter of 2016-2017? That was a giant sequoia which fell down in Calaveras Big Trees State Park. Is there an entrance fee to the parks?
One of California's famous 'drive-through' trees toppled by winter storm. Doug Criss, CNN • Updated 9th January 2017. ... and it's claimed one of the state's iconic giant sequoia trees as a victim.